Canada Syria Mission

Canada's ISIL Mission Eerily Similar To Wayward Syrian Campaign

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The ghosts of Canada's last air war are likely to haunt its participation in the new campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levan...

As Canada Debates Mideast Mission, U.S. Already Weighing Civilian Aftereffects

CP | Alexander Panetta, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2014 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - As Canada's Parliament prepares to vote this week on expanding military involvement in the Middle East, the U.S. political system has alr...

Media Bites: On Syria, Canada's Once Again Playing Second Fiddle

J.J. McCullough | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpgPrime Minister Harper's stance on Syria seems to be a textbook instance of boring second-fiddleism. Like a good backup musician, the PM's endorsed the idea that "Western military action" should be taken against the blood-and-poison-soaked regime of Bashar al-Assad, which in practice means supporting President Obama's promised plan to bomb select Syrian sites at some uncertain time in the uncertain future. And like a good bore, Harp's also emphasized that said support will entail precisely no Canadian military contribution whatsoever.

No Military Mission Planned For Syria

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper says Canada has no plans for a military intervention in Syria but it supports its allies who are contemplating ...

Canada Vows Syrian Regime Will Be Held To Account

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Politics

PARIS - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada supports sending United Nations observers to violence-wracked Syria to ensure the delivery of ...